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Forum: Conservation Yesterday, 04:21 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 34,579
Posted By Peakster
October 2019 housing costs: Natural Gas -...

October 2019 housing costs:

Natural Gas - $114.86
Electricity - $96.71
Water - $173.65

Other expenses:

Cell Phone - $84.53
Wifi - 61.00
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets Yesterday, 08:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 11,754
Posted By pinballlooking
Time for an update. Almost five years ago I...

Time for an update.
Almost five years ago I built this EVSE. We used it to charge our car two times a day four years.

This last year we usually only charge once a day my son has his own car and...
Forum: The Billiards Room 11-03-19, 04:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,357
Posted By pinballlooking
The flex pipe above was T304 Stainless Steel...

The flex pipe above was T304 Stainless Steel Double Braid w/ T409 Stainless Steel Extensions 5 year 50K warranty.

New headlights in. I bought Philips 9005 VisionPlus Upgrade Headlight bulbs for...
Forum: The Billiards Room 10-20-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,357
Posted By pinballlooking
The carpet is in and the front seats are in. We...

The carpet is in and the front seats are in.
We still need to do the back seats but he can drive his car again while they are being done.
The diamond was a fake. We new it was a long shot.
...
Forum: Tools 10-17-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 290
Posted By CrankyDoug
I've purchased two of these. No problems so far....

I've purchased two of these. No problems so far. They are available in 30V or 60V and in various current ratings.
...
Forum: The Billiards Room 10-12-19, 03:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,357
Posted By pinballlooking
The back-bottom bench seat is all we have left to...

The back-bottom bench seat is all we have left to wash. The carpet is washed and drying out.
It is a big improvement.
...
Forum: Lighting 10-08-19, 10:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 581
Posted By Elcam84
Well I had great plans but everything got in the...

Well I had great plans but everything got in the way.... This summer was extremely hot as in we had our last 101* day on the 6th of october. Yes 2 days ago... Went from 101* in the afternoon then the...
Forum: Tools 10-08-19, 07:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,015
Posted By philb
Somewhere around two 47,000- 97,000 uf...

Somewhere around two 47,000- 97,000 uf electrolytic capacitors. Screw tops are preferred as it would simplify installation but not absolutely necessary.
Forum: Solar Power 09-30-19, 11:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,715
Posted By jjackstone
Little Update. Been a couple months now...

Little Update.

Been a couple months now since I brought the system online. Things of note. My 2500 watt system has output in excess of 2600 watts a couple times. While I am not getting maximum use...
Forum: Other Improvements 09-10-19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By u3b3rg33k
"edison batteries" are Nickel-Iron. my...

"edison batteries" are Nickel-Iron.

my understanding is that they're extremely durable, but low energy density and high self discharge. to get a battery bank big enough to be useful (start up...
Forum: Other Improvements 09-09-19, 06:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By hamsterpower
I've heard of them, also called Edison batteries....

I've heard of them, also called Edison batteries. One has been functional for over one hundred years at a college (can't remember which one). They are waiting for it to fail to take it apart and see...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 09-09-19, 12:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 706
Posted By jeff5may
I had the next generation of Whirlpool duet...

I had the next generation of Whirlpool duet hybridcare dryer from the OP. They really are worth it. Drying time depends on the load and mode. As well as the normal dryer settings, the one I had had...
Forum: Other Improvements 09-08-19, 01:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By Xringer
If a home has good water pressure from a supply...

If a home has good water pressure from a supply that's not dependant on the grid,
you can get a water powered sump pump. I have one (1), but I have 4 sump holes.
(I have 4 because our basement...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 09-07-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 706
Posted By Aircommuter
I noticed 2 things, Home Depot sells that dryer...

I noticed 2 things, Home Depot sells that dryer for$697.00, and it is discontinued.
I have the Miele set and the drier uses a 15a 120v circuit. The secret to having low heat driers goes back to the...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 09-05-19, 07:06 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,194
Posted By Fordguy64
From what i have seen on the web 80-90 loop temps...

From what i have seen on the web 80-90 loop temps in summer are good. They say 20* rise in temp is good and in winter 20* drop is good. Thats from whatever your ground temp is. So id say you are...
Forum: Conservation 09-02-19, 12:21 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 21,991
Posted By randen
September is upon us. Here in southwestern...

September is upon us. Here in southwestern Ontario Canada fall is approaching fast. The additional panels were of great improvement especially for after 5:00 pm

This summer the mighty Geothermal...
Forum: Conservation 08-30-19, 12:04 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 34,579
Posted By Peakster
Pretty much just need to drudge through it. Not...

Pretty much just need to drudge through it. Not much can be done with a market downturn. I could lower rent but then it just means 5 tenants end up paying the same amount of rent as 4 currently do...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 08-29-19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 853
Views: 119,650
Posted By pinballlooking
It would have cost me about $13-$15 shipped for...

It would have cost me about $13-$15 shipped for the part.
But it is still nice they covered it and the process was not hard at all.

It is nice to see company stand behind their products.
They...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 08-29-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 853
Views: 119,650
Posted By pinballlooking
Danner MD 12 magnetic drive pump with a 5 year...

Danner MD 12 magnetic drive pump with a 5 year warranty. 5/22/2015 and it was sounding bad today and not pumping.
http://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=5103&stc=1&d=1427989502
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Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-29-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,911
Posted By ThomSjay
For simplicity's sake, I would use one larger...

For simplicity's sake, I would use one larger heatsink, but, make sure that it is large enough (too large is never a problem....unless there are size constraints:) )

As far as heat goes, I have...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-29-19, 12:17 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,911
Posted By ThomSjay
How-to video to apply tape......

How-to video to apply tape... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZemQME3PmNc

Links to possible tapes. 12mm is approximately 1/2", and 25mm is about 1"...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-24-19, 02:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,911
Posted By NiHaoMike
You'll have to short the data lines to each other...

You'll have to short the data lines to each other to signal fast charging and adjust the voltage to a bit above 5V, probably 5.2V or so would be ideal. Also, if you're putting USB-C sockets on the...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-22-19, 08:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,911
Posted By NiHaoMike
Just one fuse at the battery is all you need for...

Just one fuse at the battery is all you need for your setup. If it's still 15W, a 7.5A or 10A fuse will give plenty of margin.
Forum: Other Improvements 08-22-19, 08:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By NiHaoMike
12V bilge pumps are very common and quite cheap.

12V bilge pumps are very common and quite cheap.
Forum: Solar Power 08-21-19, 01:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,715
Posted By jjackstone
It finally happened. The grid went down over...

It finally happened. The grid went down over about a ten square mile area this morning. However my fridge continued humming away using the battery pack and I could still make a fresh pot of coffee...
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